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Gell Poetry Prize

Gell Poetry Prize

A prize of $1,000 and publication by Big Pencil Press is given annually for a poetry collection. The winner also receives a weeklong residency at the Gell Center of the Finger Lakes in Bristol Valley, New York. Stephen Dunn will judge. Submit a poetry manuscript of 50 to 100 pages with a $25 entry fee by January 31. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

Letterpress Poetry Chapbook Competition

Letterpress Poetry Chapbook Competition

A prize of $500 and publication by the Center for Book Arts is given annually for a poetry chapbook. The winner also receives an additional $500 to give a reading at the Center for Book Arts in New York City and a weeklong residency at the Winter Shakers Program at the Millay Colony for the Arts in Austerlitz, New York. Sharon Dolin and David St. John will judge. Submit a manuscript of up to 24 pages or 500 lines with a $25 entry fee by December 1. Send an SASE or visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

Chautauqua Prize

Chautauqua Prize

A prize of $7,500 is given annually for a book of fiction or creative nonfiction published during the previous year. The winner also receives a weeklong, all-expenses-paid summer residency at the Chautauqua Institution in Chautauqua, New York. Authors, publishers, agents, or readers may submit eight copies of a book (or bound galleys) published in 2013 with a $75 entry fee by December 31. Send an SASE or visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

Dartmouth Poet-In-Residence Award

Dartmouth Poet-In-Residence Award

A prize of $2,000 and a six- to eight-week residency at Robert Frost's former home in Franconia, New Hampshire, is given annually to a poet who has published at least one poetry collection. The winner is also invited to participate in a regional reading series. A panel selected by Dartmouth College will judge. Using the online submission system, submit five poems from the most recent book, a résumé, a personal statement, and contact information for two references with a $25 entry fee by December 31. Send an SASE, call, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.